What do you call yours? Some people call theirs really stupid things. Like 'The Converter'.. what's that about? Here are some more I have collected today, beginning with the Doofer as it was PoliteIre who started it by being forced to defend her use of it in her own house. "You point it at the telly, it doofs. What's the problem?" Can't argue with that. Here they are then.
The Zapper (4 votes) (aka Frank/Moon Unit/Dweezil if you're feeling playful)
The Buttons/Telly Buttons (4 votes)
The Remote (3 votes) errr Boring! Why not pick something else from this list?
The Doobrey (2 votes) A lot of words for zappers are also words for fishing equipment, I have learned in the course of my research.
The Box/The Telly Box
The Channel Changer
'The Magic Box' - as well as being words for fishing tackle, a lot of these could also be words for lady parts.
The Telly Stick
The [makes thumb clicking motion in air]
Any more for any more?